Cedar Rapids Student Wins ADM Scholarship

Cedar Rapids Student Wins ADM Scholarship


CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, June 12, 2013 – Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) announced today that Christopher P. Culver has been awarded a college scholarship through the ADM Scholarship Program.“Congratulations to Christopher from all of us at ADM,” said Aaron Schlenker, senior manager at ADM’s corn processing plant in Cedar Rapids. “Christopher was selected to receive this ADM scholarship because he has already shown remarkable dedication and commitment to his academic work, extracurricular activities, and to his community. We are pleased to be able to help provide him the opportunity for even more outstanding achievements in the future.”

Culver, a recent graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School, plans to study drama and theater arts in college. His father, Brent Culver, is an engineer at ADM’s Cedar Rapids corn processing complex.

The ADM Scholarship Program was created to assist the children of ADM active employees with the costs associated with a college education. Winners were selected on the basis of high scores on the PSAT/NMSQT; academic record throughout high school; significant activities and contributions to the school and community; the school’s recommendation of the candidate; and a student essay.

About ADM in Cedar Rapids

ADM has been operating in Cedar Rapids for more than 40 years. The company’s corn wet and dry mills produce sweeteners and starches, animal feeds, and ethanol. ADM also operates a co-generation facility on its property that produces enough steam and electricity to meet the plant’s power needs. The company’s other local operations include trucking, railcar repair and emissions measurement services. Together, these facilities employ more than 580 ADM colleagues.

Archer Daniels Midland Company
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Jackie Anderson